Daily planner, Aug. 15, 2014

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Whiteside County Fair
Whiteside County Fairgrounds, 201 W. Winfield St., Morrison. 815-772-7329. whitesidecountyfair.org.

Lyle Beaver Trio
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $10. 563-284-5165. walcottcoliseum.com.

Gray Wolf Band
8 p.m.-midnight, On The Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-732-1631. facebook.com/ontherockgrilleandbar.

Kronos Resistor, The Archimedes Death Ray, Crater
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $5. 309-793-1999. ribco@ribco.com, ribco.com.

Night People
7-10 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $10; $8 advance. 563-386-7477. casiseniors.org.

Laugh Hard (stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3. 309-786-7733, ext. 2. circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Rummage Sale
9 a.m.-2 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Rock Island County Council on Addictions, 1607 John Deere Road, East Moline. Free. 309-792-0292, ext. 208. MEHobin76@yahoo.com, riccacouncil.org/home.html.

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $6; $5 members. 563-349-2909. chippewa.circle@yahoo.com.

Old 57's
8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900. newrustynail.com.

"Art" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. info@QCTheatreWorkshop.org, qctheatreworkshop.org.

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy and Gamblers, Final Race No. 8, and Teen Championship Racing
6-10 p.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois 84 N. 309-654-2110. cordovadrag.com.

QC Slim
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655. info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

"Love, Lies and The Lottery" (comedy)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2. circa21.com.

Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $12; $10 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger. 563-249-1387. davenportspeedway.com.

"Oklahoma!" (Quad City Music Guild)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. $16; $11 ages 12 and younger. 309-762-6610.

"Monty Python's Spamalot" (musical)
8 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1623 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. 309-235-1654. districttheatre.com.

"Leading Ladies" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. 309-944-2244. info@rhplayers.com, rhplayers.com.

Satan's God, Sinjo Thraw Mash, Blue Movies
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978. info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

River Roots Live
11 a.m.-midnight; music starts at 5 p.m., LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. Free before 5 p.m.; $5 after; free ages 10 and younger. 563-322-1706. cityofdavenportiowa.com/egov/apps/locations/facilities.egov?view=detail;id=47.

New Windsor Fair, Rodeo And Horse Show
Rodeos 7 p.m. each day; Rodeo Park, 802 Washington St. (North 8th Avenue and Illinois 17), New Windsor. $10 per day; $20 season ticket; free ages 12 and younger. 309-667-2613, rodeo@nwrodeo.org, nwrodeo.org.

RiverCity 6
Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. 563-328-8000. rhythmcitycasino.com.

Flat Top
5-8 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509. wideriverwinery.com.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. 309-786-1111. info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

Friday Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Friday Night Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344. loded1000@sbcglobal.net.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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